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Salvador Dalí

Original Etching "Christ of St John of the Cross" by Salvador Dali, 1951

Rives Vellum
15 × 11 in
38 × 28 cm
€960
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Artist : Dalí Salvador Title : Christ of St John of the Cross Year : 1951 Size : 38 x 28 cm Medium …

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Artist : Dalí Salvador Title : Christ of St John of the Cross Year : 1951 Size : 38 x 28 cm Medium : Rives Vellum Reference : Field 51-1 A - Michler & Lopsinger 62

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Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
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Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

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Artist : Dalí Salvador Title : Christ of St John of the Cross Year : 1951 Size : 38 x 28 cm Medium …

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Artist : Dalí Salvador Title : Christ of St John of the Cross Year : 1951 Size : 38 x 28 cm Medium : Rives Vellum Reference : Field 51-1 A - Michler & Lopsinger 62

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Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
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Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

Salvador Dalí

Original Etching "Christ of St John of the Cross" by Salvador Dali, 1951

Rives Vellum
15 × 11 in
38 × 28 cm
€960
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